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Qualifications accepted

Registering for Alexander Technique teaching, Aromatherapy, Bowen Therapy, Craniosacral Therapy, Nutritional Therapy, Reiki, Shiatsu and Yoga Therapy:

Please click on the documents below for additional information on which qualifications meet the National Occupational Standards (NOS)* and core curriculum for these disciplines and routes to registration for those whose qualifications do not meet these standards:

If you are required to complete a portfolio application for Yoga Therapy please click here to download the portfolio application form.


Registering for Aromatherapy, Massage Therapy and Reflexology:

Please click on the documents below for CNHC statements about qualifications awarded by ABC, CIBTAC, City & Guilds, ITEC and VTCT:


National Occupational Standards (NOS)

The National Occupational Standards (NOS)* are statements which describe what an individual needs to be able to do, know and understand in order to be safe and competent to practise. Skills for Health, an independent agency, is responsible for establishing NOS across a wide range of health care disciplines, including many complementary therapies.

See Criteria for entry to the CNHC Register to view the NOS units which apply to all fifteen CNHC registered complementary therapies.


CNHC News

Job Opportunty for CNHC registrants at Penny Brohn UK Penny Brohn UK is seeking a part-time Living Well Coordinator to join its West Malling team more >
Job Opportunity for CNHC registered Reiki practioner at St John’s Hospice St John’s Hospice is seeking a Reiki Therapist for fixed term 12-month contract more >
Job Opportunity for CNHC registrant at Leyton Sports Massage Clinic Leyton Sports Massage is seeking a CNHC registered sport & remedial massage therapist to work at their clinic more >
February Newsletter out now! CNHC’s February 2017 newsletter is out today more >
PSB elections – next round starts on 7 April 2017 The election process for the Alexander Technique teaching, Bowen Therapy and Yoga Therapy Profession Specific Boards (PSBs) will begin on 7 April more >

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Search the Register

To find a local complementary therapist, enter your own postcode or town/city and select how many miles from there that you want to search.

You can narrow your search by selecting a particular type of therapy from the drop down list.

Alternatively you can search for a therapist by name.